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Kristy Goldwire, Executive Director

Kristy Goldwire is the Executive Director for Capital Area Healthy Start Coalition. She accepted the position in May of 2013 and is responsible for the day-to-day administration of the Coalition, staff, programs, sustainability, and execution of its mission. Kristy has worked with the Capital Area Healthy Start Coalition for 7 years and has more than 9 years of maternal & child health experience.

Before becoming the Executive Director, Kristy served as the Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement Director (QA/QI Director) for three years. She was responsible for monitoring the Healthy Start Program at the Leon and Wakulla County Health Departments. Kristy was also responsible for completing monthly and quarterly reports for three of the four Healthy Start services contracts the Coalition receives from the Florida Department of Health. In conjunction with her QA/QI duties, she supervised the MomCare Program, S.T.R.O.N.G.E.R Afterschool Program, and the Campaign for Health Babies Program.

Kristy also served as the Health Educator for Capital Area Healthy Start Coalition. She provided preconception and interconception education to more than 2000 women in Leon and the surrounding counties. She appeared in numerous TV interviews promoting healthy lifestyles for women and has presented at infant mortality conferences and workshops. She also coordinated several continuing education training for more than 200 maternal & child health professionals. Kristy continues to help the Coalition with seeking funding to sustain its health education program.

In April 2012 she was the recipient of the MSW Alumnus Award from Florida A&M University – Social Work Association of Graduate Students. In March 2010, Kristy was honored for her service in the community by the Chi Theta Zeta Graduate Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. as a Finer Women in Service.

Kristy attended Florida Agriculture & Mechanical University receiving a Masters Degree in Social Work in 2004. She’s married to Staff Sergeant Nicholas Goldwire, an active duty member of the Florida Army National Guard. She enjoys reading, running and spending time her husband and daughter Lauryn Elizabeth.

Email:   kristy@CapitalAreaHealthyStart.org

Phone:  850.488.0288 ext 101

Kristy Goldwire, Executive Director